My RomanceWords & Music by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, 1935
Recorded by Doris Day, 1962, in the movie "Jumbo"
D9 A7 D DM7 My ro - mance D6 Bm7 G Em7 A7 D A7 Doesn't have to have a moon in the sky, G G9 D DM7 My ro - mance D6 Bm7 G Em7 A7 Bm Bm/E Doesn't need a blue lagoon standing by; A7 D G A7 Edim D G A7 No month of may, no twink - ling stars, Edim Bm Bm7 G A7 No hide away, no soft guitars. D9 A7 D DM7 My ro - mance D6 Bm7 G Em7 A7 D A7 Doesn't need a castle ri - sing in Spain, G G9 D DM7 Nor a dance D6 Bm7 G Em7 A7 D To a cons - tant - ly sur - pri - sing re - frain. A7 D DM7 D6 D9 Wide awake, I can make my most F# F#7 Bm G Fantastic dreams come true -- Em7 Edim D B7 My ro - mance G E7 A Gdim D B7 E7 Edim D6 Dalt Doesn't need a thing but you.
As a personal note, this song is long overdue to take its place here. I'm a long-time piano bar "junkie," and as such, the mention of the title alone is sufficient to call to mind the faces of the two friends who still sing it (beautifully) in those settings.